Incidents

Irton Fell – Sun 30th Jun 2002 – Callout 22 in 2002

Call from the police to rescue a 13years old boy who slipped on Irton fell and had a suspect broken ankle. 26 team members carried him off the fell to an awaiting ambulance. He was taken to West Cumberland Hospital for treatment. He was on the Wasdale side of the valley, around two kilometres from …

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Unknown Location – Sat 22nd Jun 2002 – Callout 21 in 2002

Call from the police to rescue a fallen walker on Scafell. The man in his late 50’s had been attempting the 4 x 3000 challenge and rather than take the Lord’s Rake route from Mickledore to the summit of Scafell he joined another two walkers who were ascending via Broad Stand (see accident Black Spot …

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Unknown Location – Mon 3rd Jun 2002 – Callout 20 in 2002

Call from the police to search for two missing men on Scafell Pike. The two men had left Wasdale Head at 1700 hrs to climb Scafell Pike. When they failed to turn up at their vehicle and waiting friends at the car park the alarm was raised. The informants advised us that the two walkers …

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